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Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow

By Kristina Hayhurst, Deputy News Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under City News, News, University News

In light of recent school shootings and in remerance of the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, scores of high school and university students prepare to join together for a walk out.

Exposure | Stay Informed, Stay Inspired

Exposure | Stay Informed, Stay Inspired

By Alex Pienkowski, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2018


Filed under Exposure, Multimedia

The March For Our Lives that occurred on Saturday March 24 brought almost 200,000 people together in New York City, and hundreds of thousands more around the country and the world. I attended because I wanted to be a part of history, but mostly because I wanted to express my frustration about the fact that I don’t understand why there is even still a debate around stricter gun control. Why are there still constant mass shootings? Shouldn’t this have been resolved already? So many lives have been lost, but how is it that the adults in Congress can’t agree to value lives more than guns?

Which Lives March for Our Lives Is Missing

Which Lives March for Our Lives Is Missing

By Victor Porcelli, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Mental heath advocates are a missing but necessary voice in the fight against gun violence.

Exposure | Signs of Change

Exposure | Signs of Change

By Echo Chen, Multimedia Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Exposure, Multimedia

After attending The March for Our Lives on Saturday, it is apparent that the movement is inclusive of the intersectional aspects of gun violence.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Resistance

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Resistance

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Peaceful protests have the power to enact policy change. The Stoneman Douglas High School students are the face of gun reform in the U.S.

Leverage NYU’s Influence to Enact Gun Control

Leverage NYU’s Influence to Enact Gun Control

By WSN Editorial Board

March 5, 2018


Filed under House Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories, Uncategorized

As the biggest private university in the United States, NYU has the opportunity to leverage its position for good.

How Terrorist Attacks Affect Your Concert Experience

How Terrorist Attacks Affect Your Concert Experience

By Megan O’Brien, Contributing Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Less than two months into the New Year and there have been over 30 mass shootings in the United States, but the music industry is attempting to take these atrocities all in stride.

Walkouts Won’t Convince Congress to Grant Student Safety

Walkouts Won’t Convince Congress to Grant Student Safety

By Dasha Zagurskaya, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics

Student walkouts will not stop mass shootings.

Bump Fire Stocks, Women Drivers and Illusory Progress

Bump Fire Stocks, Women Drivers and Illusory Progress

By Theo Wayt, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In this turbulent time, people look everywhere for some semblance of positive progress — a sign that maybe the bad guys are not so bad after all. But both the Saudi Government and the NRA are anti-democratic groups with backward agendas.

Time to Take a Step Forward With Gun Control

Time to Take a Step Forward With Gun Control

By Jacob Bass, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I was dumbfounded by how normative our current reality has become. Over the past decade or so, it has become an unfortunate expectation of the United States to be met by the news of yet another devastating, yet avoidable, tragedy.

What Is NYU’s Emergency Protocol for Mass Shootings?

What Is NYU’s Emergency Protocol for Mass Shootings?

By Jemima McEvoy, Deputy News Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Recent mass shootings like the one at Ohio State University may have prompted students to wonder what the protocol would be if something were to happen at NYU.

Student Fights Police Brutality With NO TOLERANCE Movement

Student Fights Police Brutality With NO TOLERANCE Movement

By Natasha Roy, Deputy News Editor

November 7, 2016


Filed under Diversity at NYU, News, University News

NYU students led a peaceful protest that advocated for gun control and against police brutality at Columbus Circle on Saturday.

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